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Alphabetical Glossary of Terms: Gene Therapy & Immunotherapy, 2nd Edition

The purpose of this glossary is to provide clarification of the most commonly used terms related to gene therapy and immunotherapy. The terms in this glossary are listed alphabetically, with illustrations where appropriate. Author: Daniel Kavanagh, PhD Senior Director, Biosafety and Gene Therapy WCG Biosafety

FDAnews Joins WIRB-Copernicus Group

Princeton, N.J.; July 20, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world’s leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced today that it has acquired FDAnews, which provides global regulatory information for executives in the clinical research, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. FDAnews joins clinical trial publishing leader CenterWatch […]

WIRB to Co-present Northwest Association for Biomedical Research 2017 IRB Conference

Attendees will learn how to best manage the rapidly evolving clinical research landscape and continue to provide high quality ethical reviews Princeton, N.J.; July 12, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced that its Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB™) will […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Celebrates IBC Review Milestone

Princeton, N.J.; June 12, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus IRB Group® announced today that its Institutional Biosafety Committee Services (IBC Services) group has achieved a major milestone in administering 4,000 convened IBC meetings globally. Since 2001, WCG’s IBC Services has been the unrivaled leader in IBC administration. During the past 16 years, WCG IBC Services has administered IBCs […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Thought Leaders to Present Four Sessions at Annual AAHRPP Conference

Princeton, N.J., May 9, 2017: WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCGTM), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced today that three of its leaders will present at the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) Conference taking place in Detroit, MI, May 9-11, 2017. WCG […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Acquires MedAvante and ProPhase – Names Dr. Jeffrey Litwin as the CEO of the Combined Company

Princeton, N.J.; May 9, 2017 —WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced today that it has acquired MedAvante and ProPhase, and has named Dr. Jeffrey Litwin as the CEO of the combined organization. The acquisition of MedAvante and ProPhase positions WCG as the […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Acquires ThreeWire, Expands Services to Improve Clinical Study Recruitment, Enrollment, and Retention

Princeton, N.J.; May 2, 2017 – WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired ThreeWire®, the global patient recruitment, enrollment, and retention firm that uses a systematic, patient-focused approach to help biopharmaceutical and medical device companies and clinical research organizations achieve their […]

Western IRB and Huron Join Forces in Exclusive Alliance to Support Academic Medical Center and Hospital Research Programs

PUYALLUP, Wash., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Western IRB® (WIRB™), the world’s largest provider of ethical research review serving 2,300 academic medical centers (AMCs) and hospitals, announced today an alliance with Huron, a global professional services firm serving the health care, higher education, life sciences, and commercial sectors. WIRB’s and Huron’s combined strengths can help institutions improve the effectiveness of […]

IRBNet and Minburn Technology Collaborate for Simplified VAMC Purchases

Cambridge, MA and Great Falls, VA., March 29, 2017 — The WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCGTM) announces a new collaboration between its subsidiary, IRBNet, the leading electronic solution for the efficient management of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) research compliance, and Minburn Technology Group, a Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). This new collaboration dramatically simplifies the acquisition of […]

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